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Only 1 IPO Might Try the Market in the Short Week Ahead

Nine initial public offerings (IPOs) priced and began trading in the week ended Friday, November 21, and that brings the total number of deals for the month to 26. According ...
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F-150 Mileage Ratings Good, Not Great

On Friday, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated fuel economy ratings for its 2015 aluminum body F-150 pickup with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine. ...
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Half of All Americans Watched a Video From Google in October

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) remains by far the Internet’s largest search engine and its various websites, including YouTube, attract the largest audience for viewing online video. In the month of ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Friday

November 21, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 46 equities making new 52-week lows today. MOL Global Inc. (NASDAQ: MOLG) dropped more than 51% today to post a new ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Boosted Markets Friday

November 21, 2014: Markets opened sharply higher on Friday and managed to close on the positive side after gradually declining for most of the day. China’s central bank cut its ...
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BMW i3 Electric Vehicle Named Green Car of the Year

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opened to the public on Friday, the BMW all-electric i3 was named the Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal. The ...
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Petrobras Stock Recovers 8% on Some Good News

Listing all the troubles that have hit Petrobras, formally Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), over the past several years would take a long time. Better just to look at the ...
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Can an Outsider Turn Hertz Around?

Rental car company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) on Thursday named John Tague as president and chief executive, effective Friday. Tague replaces interim CEO Brian MacDonald, who took over ...
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Will Black Friday Spawn Another Massive Data Breach?

The “official” kick-off for the holiday shopping season comes next week on Black Friday, and probably not coincidentally, last year’s massive data breach at Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reportedly began ...
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New Studies Return the Spotlight to Walmart Over Pay, Taxes

One thing we have come to expect as the holiday shopping season approaches is protests at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations, where the company’s workers and supporters demonstrate in ...
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Is Netflix the Real Target of Amazon’s Ad-Supported Video?

For those consumers who don’t want or need to pay $99 a year for Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime free two-day shipping, streaming video and whatever-else-the company-can-think-of service, the company ...
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Gap Cuts Outlook After Sales Weaken

Gap Stores Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported third-quarter 2014 results after markets closed Thursday. The clothing retailer reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.80 on revenues of $3.97 billion. In ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Thursday

November 20, 2014: Here are four stocks among the 102 equities making new 52-week lows today. BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP)) dropped about 2.7% today to post a new 52-week ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Lifted Thursday’s Market

November 20, 2014: Markets opened lower on Thursday following PMI reports from China, Japan and the eurozone that were disappointing. A 13-month high in existing home sales and a huge ...
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Thanksgiving Travel Forecast at 7-Year High

With gasoline prices at a five-year low, AAA Travel predicts that 46.3 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate the holiday, the highest number of travelers since ...
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